My Best Girl

February 16 2013

This February the San Francisco Silent Film Festival will screen My Best Girl, one of Mary Pickford’s most popular comedies and her final silent. Directed by Sam Taylor and also starring Charles “Buddy” Rogers, Sunshine Hart and Lucien Littlefield, the film will be accompanied by Donald Sosin on grand piano. Click here for tickets and details.

Historical Articles

This sampling of articles on Mary Pickford are presented here for research purposes only. For a compiled list of other historical articles about Mary Pickford, click here.


Welcome to the Mary Pickford Foundation’s online research center

This website is our virtual office, an immediately accessible research tool and a key element in fostering the Foundation’s mission to further Mary Pickford’s commitment to her craft, her community and her philanthropy while inspiring future generations of women and filmmakers.

Original videos and writings, photographs, archives, collections, film clips and historical material illustrating the tremendous impact Mary Pickford and her colleagues had on the film industry are featured here. This site also highlights the Mary Pickford Foundation’s ongoing cooperation with film archives worldwide on joint preservation projects and our educational outreach programs, including support for the scoring of films as well as sharing and promoting the screening of restored films. We are adding information regularly and welcome your questions and ideas.